Barnabas wanted to take John, also called Mark,1 with them,
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but Paul did not think it wise to take him, because he had deserted them2 in Pamphylia and had not continued with them in the work.
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They had such a sharp disagreement that they parted company. Barnabas took Mark and sailed for Cyprus,
but Paul chose Silas3 and left, commended by the brothers to the grace of the Lord.4
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